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IndyCar to debut cockpit protection in Indianapolis 500

Feb. 19, 2019 2:32 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar will require its cars to have titanium debris deflectors on the cockpit beginning with this year's Indianapolis 500. The device been dubbed "Advanced Frontal Protection" will be introduced during an April 24 test session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It will officially debut...

College seniors to play in 3-on-3 tournament in Minnesota

Feb. 19, 2019 9:38 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — All-Star teams of college seniors will compete for a $150,000 prize in a 3-on-3 tournament before this year's NCAA national championship game. The Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship, announced on Monday, will be played at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, from April 5-7. Only...

Green scores 21 to lift N Iowa past Evansville 73-58

Feb. 17, 2019 6:43 PM EST

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — AJ Green had 21 points as Northern Iowa beat Evansville 73-58 on Sunday. Trae Berhow had 14 points and 11 rebounds for Northern Iowa (12-15, 7-7 Missouri Valley Conference), which ended its five-game road losing streak. Spencer Haldeman added 14 points. Wyatt Lohaus had 11 points...

Baldwin scores 25 to lead Butler over DePaul 91-78

Feb. 16, 2019 10:37 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kamar Baldwin had 25 points as Butler topped DePaul 91-78 on Saturday night. Sean McDermott had 15 points for Butler (15-11, 6-7 Big East Conference). Paul Jorgensen added 11 points. Jordan Tucker had 11 points for the hosts. Max Strus had 23 points for the Blue Demons (13-11, 5-8). Eli...

Edwards, Haarms team up to lead No. 12 Purdue past Penn St.

Feb. 16, 2019 7:27 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Matt Haarms gave No. 12 Purdue a boost of energy. Carsen Edwards added the scoring punch. Together, they were a knockout combination. Edwards scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half Saturday and Haarms celebrated his return to the starting lineup with a career-high 18 to...

Murphy, Minnesota end 4-game skid with 84-63 win vs. Indiana

Feb. 16, 2019 6:11 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Though several critical weeks remain in Jordan Murphy's career at Minnesota, the Gophers have already found themselves thinking about how soon their indefatigable big man is going to be gone. This was one of those games to savor. With Murphy muscling his way to 23 points and 11 rebounds...

Drivers competing in the 2019 Daytona 500

Feb. 16, 2019 5:04 PM EST

The 40 drivers competing in the 2019 Daytona 500, in order of starting position: ___ No. 24 Chevrolet, Hendrick Motorsports DRIVER: William Byron BORN: Nov. 29, 1996 HOMETOWN: Charlotte, North Carolina CREW CHIEF: Chad Knaus SPONSOR: AXALTA TWITTER: @williambyron NOTEWORTHY: Daytona 500 pole-sitter and 2018...

Persons scores 15 to lead Ball State past Akron 57-56

Feb. 16, 2019 4:40 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Tayler Persons registered 15 points and nine rebounds and Trey Moses' tip-in basket with 7 seconds remaining carried Ball State to a 57-56 victory over Akron on Saturday. K.J. Walton had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Cardinals (14-11, 5-7 Mid-American Conference). Tahjai Teague...

Pippen, Lloyd Jr. lead S. Illinois past Indiana St. 79-57

Feb. 16, 2019 3:35 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Kavion Pippen and Sean Lloyd Jr. scored 21 points apiece as Southern Illinois easily beat Indiana State 79-57 on Saturday. Armon Fletcher added 20 points for the Salukis. Pippen hit 10 of 12 shots. He added four assists and four blocks. Lloyd Jr. also had seven rebounds for the...

AP analysis: Hundreds of companies excused from steel tariff

Feb. 15, 2019 12:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite President Donald Trump's tough talk on trade, his administration has granted hundreds of companies permission to import millions of tons of steel made in China, Japan and other countries without paying the hefty tariff he put in place to protect U.S. manufacturers and jobs,...